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Japan arrests former head of school operator with ties to PM Abe’s wife – media

Japan arrests former head of school operator with ties to PM Abe’s wife – media

TOKYO: Japanese prosecutors today arrested the former head of a school operator with ties to Akie Abe, the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on suspicion of illegally receiving subsidies, media said, reviving a months-old scandal. Abe’s public support is crumbling, hit by scandals over suspected cronyism, a defence ministry cover-up that forced the resignation […]

Kremlin says up to Washington to decide which embassy staff to cut

Kremlin says up to Washington to decide which embassy staff to cut

MOSCOW: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said today it would be up to Washington to choose which of its diplomatic staff in Russia would be cut after Russia demanded that it reduce 755 staff members in response to new US sanctions. He said that Russian citizens working for the United States embassy could be among the […]

Cross LoC bus leaves between Poonch and Rawlakote suspended

Jammu/July,31: Cross-LoC bus service between Poonch and Rawalkote was suspended for the fourth straight week on Monday due to border tension between India and Pakistan. The bus service was suspended after the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. An official said that […]

NIA raids ancestral house of advocate Behel in Jammu

NIA raids ancestral house of  advocate Behel  in Jammu

Jammu/July,31: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday raided the ancestral home of Jammu based advocate Devender Singh Behal, who was arrested here a day earlier over his alleged links with Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Behal’s ancestral house is located in Nowshera town in Rajouri district. As part of its crackdown on Kashmiri separatist […]

5 lakhs looted from JK Bank in Arwani Anantnag

Srinagar/July,31: Burqa clad gunmen Monday robbed a bank in Arwani area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Monday. Reports said that gunmen looted Rs five lac from a branch of J&K Bank in Arwani area today. They said that government forces have cordoned off the area to nab the robbers. K H News Service

Srinagar among 29 Indian cities higly vulnerable to earthquakes

New Delhi/July,31: Indian cities and towns, including Delhi and capitals of nine states, fall under “severe” to “very severe” seismic zones – highly vulnerable to earthquakes – according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). A majority of these places are in the Himalayas, one of the most seismically active regions in the world. Delhi, […]

Spontaneous shutdown in Pulwama against militant killings

Srinagar/July,31:A complete shutdown is observed in Pulwama district of south Kashmir to mourn the death of Hizb militants in an encounter with government forces in Tahab village on Sunday. Shariq Ahmed Sheikh, a resident of Takuna Gulzarpora and Shabir Ahmed (Showkat) of Mehind Bhijbehra was killed in a gun-battle between militants and government forces. As […]

Hardshiva boy killed in road accident at Dooru Sopore

Sopore/July,31: A minor boy was Monday morning killed and his brother injured in a road accident in Duroo village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that both the brothers – residents of Hardshiva Sopore – were critically injured after being hit by a speeding car. They were shifted to Sub District Hospital […]

It’s my endeavour to give back children their childhood lost due to turmoil: Mehbooba

It’s my endeavour to give back children their childhood lost due to turmoil: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said it is her endeavour to give back the children their childhood and smile, which they have been unfortunately robbed off due to continued turbulence and turmoil for the last three decades in the valley. Ms Mufti, who today formally launched the distribution of All Terrain Mountain […]

Motorcyclist killed, another person injured in road accident in Baramulla

Srinagar: A motorcyclist was killed and pillion rider was injured in a road accident in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Official sources said a motorcycle met with an accident at Drang in Tangmarg, Baramulla, resulting in injuries to the motorcyclist and his pillion mate. The injured were immediately taken to a hospital, where the motorcyclist, […]

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